“Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy,” Obama wrote Tuesday on his Facebook page. “She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page.”
Bodies are removed from at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Several people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said.
Among them, two short, but mighty athletes stand out — Lailah Danzy and Noah Davison. Currently towering under five feet, show a unique and keen level of focus, discipline, and natural talent in the sport of gymnastics at an early age.
A Tuesday, July 30, 2019 photo shows Alabama K-9 Jake, who died after coming into contact with a narcotic during a prison contraband search, was honored Tuesday with a 21-gun salute and commendation from Gov. Kay Ivey at the Staton Kennel Complex in Elmore. Pictured in the portrait is Jakes handler Sgt. Quinton Jones.
John Miller looks on outside the SCI Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Pa. Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Miller spent more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit, is a free man. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office agreed with Miller’s defense team that his prosecution was flawed and his conviction shouldn’t stand.
Footage on Russian television showed planes dumping water on fires that were belching smoke amid vast stretches of trees. Firemen on the ground sprayed thin water streams on small fire remnants.
JOE BIDEN/CNN: “Go easy on me, guys. You know I’m the best shot you’ve got.”